Help Ahead is the centralized resource and intake phone line for multiple trusted community-based mental health organizations in Toronto. We have up-to-date information about the available programs and services and can find local supports to address the needs of your child and family.
|One Stop Talk|
One Stop Talk is a free, confidential service that lets children and youth aged 0-17 years call or connect online from anywhere in Ontario to get brief mental health services. Parents seeking services are encouraged to visit One Stop Talk with their child to ensure access to a session.
|Resource||Website||Phone Number/Text Line|
|Kids Help Phone (Age 20 and under)||https://kidshelpphone.ca/||1-800-668-6868|
|Toronto Distress Centres||https://www.dcogt.com/||Phone (24/7): 416-408-4357|
Text (2PM to 2AM): 741741
|Canada Suicide Prevention Service||https://www.crisisservicescanada.ca/en/||Phone:1-833-456-4566|
|Crisis Text Line||https://www.crisistextline.org/||For English services, text “TALK” to 686868|
For French services, text “TEXTO” to 686868
|Toronto Rape Crisis Centre||https://trccmwar.ca/||416-597-8808|
|LGBTTQQ2SI YouthLine||https://www.youthline.ca/||Phone: 1-800-268-9688|
Text: 647 694 4275
|Trans Life Line||https://translifeline.org/||1-877-330-6366|
|Scarborough Health Network||https://www.shn.ca/||416-495-2891|